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Assistant Accountant

UWE, Bristol - Corporate Services

Location: Bristol
Salary: £31,412 to £35,333 (pro rata)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th December 2022
Closes: 4th January 2023
Job Ref: R05331

Assistant Accountant

UWE Bristol are one of the largest universities in the South West and one of the largest employers in the Bristol region. We currently have a great opportunity for the right candidate to join a dynamic professional team offering hybrid working option as standard.

About the role: This role is within the Corporate Services Team which provides management and financial accounting for UWE Bristol alongside the provision of business partnering to the Professional Services.

About you:  As someone who has relevant accounting experience you should enjoy working within this central team with the opportunity to contribute efficient delivery of the Corporate Services team portfolio. You will be a critical thinker who likes to constantly look at improving the service you provide as a business partner and have a strong determination to make processes more efficient.

You will also have the opportunity to develop further your accounting experience as you contribute to the activities of the team including subsidiary accounting, research costing and supporting project initiatives led by the Assistant Finance Director.

You should have good communication skills and be willing to embrace integration and co-operation between teams and a continuous improvement working style.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections.

We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include scoring above sector average for student satisfaction, we are ranked 36th in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2022 and 39th in the latest Times Higher Education 'Table of Tables'.

We are an ambitious and values led university. We're focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise and we are looking for people who share our core values to help us achieve those aims.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days (pro rata)
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • hybrid working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
  • Retail savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

We also boast an excellent in-house Learning & Development team who provide a wide variety of in-house training courses and development programmes and our Academic Practice Directorate supports our academic colleagues to ensure the highest in professional teaching standards.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol however all appointments are made strictly on individual merit.

Further information

Job Role: This post is permanent and part time (28-32 hours) per week.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Julie Wallis at Julie.wallis@uwe.ac.uk or Zida Mirza at zida.mirza@uwe.ac.uk to arrange a convenient call time.

 

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